Trevor Reeves, the son of the owner of a 140-year-old furniture shop that was destroyed during the London riots, said losing the store was "like a bereavement" during a statement outside the Old Bailey.
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State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Pence "was ready to take this opportunity."